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Police stand in front of a truck on the highway A4, Austria (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

Cardinal Christoph Schönborn calls for Europe to be united – asking for ‘courageous decisions’ on the plight of refugees

French police face migrants next to the 'Jungle' migrant camp (Photo: CNS)

French and English bishops call for urgent solution to the migrants crisis

Catholic Priest in Ukraine (PA)

A letter to the Ukrainian president said the constitutional amendment would ‘seriously threaten’ family life

'The negotiations involved Iran and what is often referred to as the P5+1 group' (PA)

Sanctions will be lifted in exchange for an agreement by Iran to restrict its nuclear programme

An Orthodox priest stands at a bus stop with a poster urging a Yes vote in last Sunday's referendum (AP)

In the minds of many Greeks, the Orthodox Church has become part of an arrogant and self-serving establishment

A migrant is assisted after arriving in Reggio Calabria, Italy (CNS)

French, German and Italian bishops have issued formal statements in response to migration crisis

Pope Francis blesses a child as he leaves a gathering with young people in Piazza Vittorio in Turin (CNS)

The Pope spoke to a group of young people during his two-day visit to Turin

Migrants wait to disembark from the Italian Navy frigate Bersagliere at the Reggio Calabria on Monday (PA)

The EU has said it will strengthen sea patrols by its Frontex border agency and destroy human traffickers’ boats

A migrant is helped as she disembarks from a Coast Guard boat in the Sicilian harbour of Palermo (CNS)

Illegal immigration needs to end and the only possible solution is legal immigration – at present we have the worst of all possible worlds

Pope Francis and Chief Rabbi Goldschmidt (L'Osservatore Romano)

Pope Francis met a 30-member delegation from the Conference of European Rabbis at the Vatican